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“Mayan Ruins”

The Native Choice Tours
Ranked #1 of 27 Tours in Mahahual
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Costa Maya Shore Excursions for guests from all cruise lines.
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14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Mayan Ruins”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

The BEST tour ever! Our guide Ivan was very friendly and knew everything about the Ruins. He was born there so took us a little further into the Ruins. A very leisure relaxing tour!Thanks so much Ivan and Pedro for a wonderful tour!


Visited January 2014
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Pueblo, CO
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“Kohunlich Tour”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

My wife and I happened to be the only ones booked for this interesting tour, and they were ready to go as soon as we arrived, before scheduled departure. Our informative guide, Erick, and skillful driver, Raul, provided an excellent experience. For a bit less than we would have paid for a trip to Kohunlich off our cruise ship, we had more comfortable transportation and individual attention. On the way to the ruins, Erick explained things about the area, the Mayans, and so on. What he told us often brought forth additional questions that he seemed pleased to answer. We were a little pressed for time, did not see the entire area, and had only 15 minutes at the end of the guided portion to wander about. I can understand that they want to take you back with a little time to spare, in case there were any difficulties on the return trip, and our ship had a mid-afternoon departure.

Visited January 2014
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
“Great Excursion”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Our tour guide David was exceptionally knowledgeable, helpful, and professional. At Native Choice you get guides with degrees in history and art history, that make you feel smart even when asking the typical tourist questions they must hear every day! Very interesting, engaging, and adventurous tour! What a treat, to find quiet and serenity on a tour when traveling by cruise ship.
Thank you, David for your excellent work and going the extra mile to charge our phone card!

Visited February 2014
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“Great decision!”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

We chose the excursion to the Chacchoben Mayan Ruins through Orbitz because it offered the best price compared to our cruise's excursion. Little did we know we made the best choice possible! The Native Choice office was easy to find even though we were wary of navigating the streets of Costa Maya outside the port. Once we got there and checked in, we were offered water while we waited for everyone to arrive. We thought we would be in a large group, but there were only 2 other couples with us and we rode in a nice air conditioned van. Our guide, Erick, was very knowledgable about the area and the ruins. We left with a lot more information than we expected! Other (much larger!) groups were at the site, but we got the best experience because of our intimate group. After leaving the ruins, we traveled to Bacalar Lagoon and had a delicious lunch and a great time on the grounds. Erick, thank you so much for an amazing day!

Visited January 2014
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LaGrange, Ga
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“Superb. Far better choice than the cruise offered.”
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. There were only 9 of us on the tour so we felt as though we had the places to ourselves. Able to climb the ruins rather than view from afar. Excellent. Plus I didn't see a whole lot else to do in Costa Maya.

Visited January 2014
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